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Employment Insurance

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What do I have to do while I am getting EI?

While you are getting EI you have to:

  • be available for work,
  • be able to make child care arrangements when needed,
  • actively look for work,
  • send in your weekly reports,
  • report any income you receive,
  • provide a record of your job search when asked,
  • follow up on job referrals from EI staff,
  • meet with EI staff when asked, and
  • participate in training programs and other activities that EI staff have approved for you.